Pawsitivity rescues dogs and trains them as service dogs for people with disabilities.

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Pawsitivity Service Dogs is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

We are on a mission to rescue dogs and train them as service dogs.

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The Problems

An increasing number of Americans, including children and veterans, suffer from autism, PTSD, and epilepsy.

Meanwhile, 1,200,000 unwanted dogs are being killed each year in the U.S.


The Solution

Pawsitivity works on both problems simultaneously by rescuing dogs and training them to be loving, loyal service dogs for people with disabilities.


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These hero dogs bring independence.

Whether assisting a boy with blindness and autism, supporting a Special Education classroom teacher, or stabilizing a woman who has lost her leg, Pawsitivity Service Dogs transform lives


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Do you believe in the power of dogs? 

Your contribution makes a difference. Help us in our award-winning mission: Rescuing dogs to rescue people.


Accountability is important to you and to us.


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We've taken the 100% pledge.
An angel donor funds our operating costs so 100% of every dollar you donate will be used solely for the dogs. 

  Proving it
We prove the training with every dog and you can follow their progress on Facebook.

Community Partners
We work with strong local partners. See what the media is saying.


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